The system uses 3D laser scanner sensors to capture the gymnasts’ movements in real time, providing two million shots per second on areas such as arm or leg bend angles, angles of elevation and height of particular moves.
This is then compared to a database of existing recognised moves and routines to hopefully provide a more accurate picture of an athlete’s routine for the judges. …
The technology is now planned to be deployed at the forthcoming Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, held from October 4th-13th in Stuttgart, Germany, with further tests planned as Fujtisu aims to get it included at Tokyo 2020.
GymCastic reported that FIG plans to test the technology on 2 WAG apparatus, 3 MAG apparatus in Stuttgart.